Meaning of ornithocoprophilous in English:

ornithocoprophilous

adjective

Botany
  • (Especially of lichen) growing on bird droppings.

Pronunciation

ornithocoprophilous

/ˌɔːnɪθə(ʊ)kɒˈprɒfɪləs/ /ˌɔːnɪθə(ʊ)kəˈprɒfɪləs/

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Benjamin Jackson (1846–1927).